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  • Wake Forest University Students Develop an Echolocation Device

    The wearable tool identifies the presence and proximity of objects and surfaces.

    Designed as a supplemental aid for individuals with visual impairments, the watch-like tool helps its users determine the presence and proximity of objects and surfaces.

    ARCHITECT November 26, 2014

     
  • Five Furnishings for Inspired Interiors

    Fun forms, radiant heat, and handsome hardwoods characterize this lineup.

    From bad weather to big holidays, prepare to spend ample time indoors with products that enliven spaces with funky geometry, long-lasting heat, and streamlined forms.

    ARCHITECT November 26, 2014

     
  • Skanska Aims to Commercialize 3D Printing with Concrete

    The construction will license technology developed by researchers at Loughborough University in the U.K.

    The construction company will collaborate with Loughborough University, Foster + Partners, and a host of other organizations on the development and utilization of 3D printing technology.

    ARCHITECT November 25, 2014

     
  • Ikea Relaunches Midcentury Designs in New Collection

    The series includes furniture, textiles, luminaires, and tableware.

    The series features products designed by the Swedish furniture maker in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s.

    ARCHITECT November 25, 2014

     
  • Innovative Detail: Mark Thomas Architects Gives Visitors a Bird's Eye View of Cape Town

    In Cape Town, South Africa, this walkway takes visitors up, through, and over a stunning arboretum.

    The Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway takes visitors up, through, and over a national botanical garden and arboretum.

    ARCHITECT November 25, 2014

     
  • Two Wearable Technologies Make Kinetic Power a Reality

    The developments bring motion-based power to consumers.

    Developments by researchers at the University of Auckland and a trio of Northwestern University engineering Ph.D. candidates are bringing motion-generated power to the consumer market.

    ARCHITECT November 24, 2014

     
  • Morning News Roundup: Nov. 24, 2014

    Architecture news and views from around the nation and beyond.

    David Adjaye's Sugar Hill complex opens, a 1920s University of Chicago building is undergoing renovation, and more news to start your week.

    ARCHITECT November 24, 2014

     
  • New UL Environment Report Examines the Efficacy of Green Product Claims

    A new report indicates that 70 percent of Americans are searching for greener products, but how do claims, certifications, and labels truly affect consumer behavior?

    A new report indicates that 70 percent of Americans are searching for greener products, but how do claims, certifications, and labels truly affect consumer behavior?

    ARCHITECT November 20, 2014

     
  • The Plant Binder Lignin Could Replace Petroleum-Based Chemicals

    The plant binder is typically classified as waste.

    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found a way to break down the sturdy bonds of a biomaterial that is typically classified as waste.

    ARCHITECT November 19, 2014

     
  • 2014 Gift Guide: Five Designers Pick Presents for Your Project Team

    Show your project team gratitude for their work with these creative gadgets and goods.

    Show your project team gratitude for their work with these creative gadgets and goods.

    ARCHITECT November 19, 2014

     
 

2013 R+D Awards

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